Day 2 we visited the Moody Gardens. The Moody Gardens are a botanical garden in Galveston with landscape designs by Geoffrey Jellicoe. The Aquarium Pyramid was closed so we visited the Rainforest Pyramid.
Very excited to be heading to sunny climes with Mrs. Crosby. As you may know, she is a purveyor of fine fibers and I was thrilled to be able to bring her along to Galveston, Texas and share some of favorite spots in this beautiful and historic Texas city.
Our lodging is at the Sally Trueheart Williams home on Broadway in the East End Historic District. I would highly recommend it. It was built in 1928 and it built in a Spanish Revival style. The renovations to the interior are very comfortable while maintaining the integrity of this home.
One of my absolute favorite actresses, Carole Lombard. She was the highest paid Hollywood star in the late 1930’s. Her final film with Jack Benny and Robert Stack, “To Be or Not to Be”, was in post-production when she died in an airplane crash while on a World War II War bond drive.
Ann is a Denton, Texas girl. Her official website says, “Ann Sheridan was born on Sunday February 21st, 1915, in Denton Texas. She came into the world as Clara Lou Sheridan. Growing up on a ranch, Ann became quite the tomboy. She could bulldog a steer. She knew how to ride a horse exceptionally well and she was a pretty good shot with a gun."
Rosalind Russell was born 1907 in Waterford, CT. Best known roles of hers are "His Girl Friday" & "The Women". Although she was frustrated with being typecast as a "lady", she was able to transform these roles into roles as strong, intelligent, independent women who went against societal norms. She also showed a brilliant gift for comedy.